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Listening beneath the Words
Parallel Processes in Music and Psychotherapy

Yakov Shapiro, Terry Marks-Tarlow, and Joseph Fridman

Abstract:

The authors investigate the parallels between musical performance and psy-choanalytical therapy, using the former as a metaphor for the way therapist and patient jointly compose the therapeutic experience and better the treat-ment it offers. Key words: evolution; fractals; music; neuroscience; psycho-dynamic; psychotherapy